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Offline hhughh

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87 question
« on: July 19, 2015, 05:35:19 pm »
If this has already been addressed I duly apologize. Looked at an 87 repro in a shop last week. The hammer spur looks tiny. Was there some reason or mechanical need for this?  Anyone know Browning's thoughts when designing?  Just curious.
Hugh

Offline Pettifogger

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Re: 87 question
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2015, 10:19:38 pm »
If you lever the gun you will notice the hammer goes down inside the receiver.  Not enough room in there for a larger hammer.

Offline hhughh

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Re: 87 question
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2015, 01:34:43 am »
Thanks p'fogger. Didnt get to play with it enough to notice that.

Offline Rolan_Kraps24084

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Re: 87 question
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2019, 11:02:27 am »
I love my 1887's.  I'm about as fast with them as I am with my SxS, but I'm not THAT fast with either.

I have an IAC worked over by Surly Dave, a Lassiter Chiappa, and have an Honest to God Winchester coming soon.